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Three Anthropology faculty members have received Rippey Innovative Teaching Awards for Freshman Interest Groups associated with large general education classes in Fall 2013 and Fall 2014. Diane Baxter’s is for “Global Oregon” (with Shaul Cohen, Geography), Josh Snodgrass’ is for “Students without Borders” (on global health, with psychologist Jeff Measelle), and Frances White’s is for “Animal Behavior” field trips (with biologist Debbie Schelnoff). Congratulations to all!
Stephen Wooten is a recipient of a 2013 Summer Stipend for Humanities and Creative Arts Faculty of $5000 for Celebrating Ciwara: New Global Constituencies for Bamana Expressive Culture. These grants are funded by University of Oregon Provost Jim Bean and College of Arts and Sciences Dean Scott Coltrane. Congratulations Stephen!
Congratulations to Lamia Karim, Nelson Ting and William Ayres, recipients of Faculty Research Awards from the Office of Research, Innovation and Graduate Education. The following are the titles of each of their projects: Karim (“Feminism Untangled: Democracy, Religion and Legal Reform in Bangladesh”), Ting (“Enabling Population Genomics Across a Primate Community”), and Ayres (“Statuary and Archaeology on Easter Island (Rapa Nui), East Polynesia”)
Congratulations to Josh Snodgrass who will be recognized in the Celebrating Champions Event at UO’s football game this Saturday against Arizona. Snodgrass is the 2012-2013 Tom and Carol Williams Fellow for excellence in undergraduate education and also won a faculty excellence award in 2012. Click here for more information.
Josh Snodgrass has received two prestigious UO awards: The Fund for Faculty Excellence Award (only 1 of 13 from the UO) and the Williams Fellowship for Excellence in Undergraduate Education.
Lynn Stephen was selected by the Mexican Academy of Sciences (Academia Mexicana de Ciencias) as a Visiting Distinguished Professor. She will be affiliated with the Institute of Anthropological Investigations (Instituto de Investigaciones Antropólogicas) of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) during August of 2012 to carry out research with UNAM students and faculty. Congratulations Lynn!
Several undergraduate students in Anthropology and other departments will present their research under the mentorship of Anthropology faculty members at the 2nd Annual UO Undergraduate Symposium on Thursday May 24. Those students (and mentors) are: Kirsten Lopez (Mentor: Diane Baxter); Eryn Block (Mentor: Josh Snodgrass); Elizabeth Streeter (Mentor: Josh Snodgrass); Samantha Buckley & Sarah Walker (Mentor: Frances White); Colin Oliveira, Daniel Vermillion and Lauren Moore (Mentor: Frances White); Tabatha Rood (Mentor: Frances White); and Tristan Pettigrew (Mentor: Gyoung-Ah Lee). For more information, check out the Undergraduate Research Symposium website.
ACLS Faculty Fellow Stephen Dueppen has the lead article (“From Kin to Great House: Inequality and Communalism at Iron Age Kirikongo, Burkina Faso”) in the latest issue of American Antiquity. One of his illustrations is even on the cover. http://www.saa.org/AbouttheSociety/Publications/AmericanAntiquity/JanuaryAQ2012/tabid/1472/Default.aspx#Dueppen
Carol Silverman is the recipient of a 2012 Summer Stipend for Humanities and Creative Arts Faculty ($5000). She will be immersed in several writing projects related to her Guggenheim funded research on the globalization of Gypsy music. These grants are funded by University of Oregon Provost Jim Bean.
2011 Faculty Summer Research Awards were given to Madonna Moss («Community Archaeology and Stewardship of Marine Resources in Sitka Sound: a collaboration between the University of Oregon, Sitka Tribe of Alaska, and Sealaska Heritage Institute»), Lynn Stephen («Oral Testimony, Rights Claiming, and Identity Formation in Mexico»), and Frances White with Klaree Boose («Tool Use by Bonobos: a captive experiment»). Congratulations to Madonna, Lynn, and Frances!